Curried eggs are a flavourful twist on the classic deviled egg recipe. Not only are they delicious but they make for the perfect tasty keto snack or turned into a delicious spicy egg salad recipe.

Curried eggs are the perfect high-protein snack, meal, or hunger buster.

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Devilled eggs – the perfect keto snack and high-protein snack.

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Do you remember curried deviled eggs from your childhood? This is one of those easy recipes that I remember so fondly.

I absolutely LOVED deviled eggs at parties, neighborhood get-togethers, and even in school lunch boxes.

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The best part? Devilled eggs are keto and almost zero carbs! This is an easy recipe too, so you can make it often. It’s perfect when you want some extra protein on your low-carb diet or keto diet.

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Low-Carb Curried Eggs (Devilled Eggs)

How many carbs are in curried eggs?

If you eat an entire curried egg (two halves), you aren’t even consuming ONE whole net carb! This egg recipe has 0.7 grams of net carbs. See what I mean about how these are the perfect snack for keto or a low-carb lifestyle?

How to boil eggs

A major part of nailing this recipe is knowing how to boil eggs. It’s one of those simple tasks that can be done multiple ways, but these are my two favorite methods:

Traditional stove method:

Put eggs in a medium saucepan full of COLD water and bring to a boil over high. This is important to stop them from cracking as they cook.

Once boiling, lower to medium-high heat to simmer and cook for 6 minutes. Drain the boiling water then cover the cooked eggs in cold water to stop them from cooking any further. This technique will stop the yolks from discoloring.

Once cold, peel and cut eggs in half. Pop the yolks out into a large bowl, mix with mayonnaise or butter and add curry powder to taste. Spoon the yolk mixture back into the egg white cases.

Instant Pot quick & easy method:

A selection of different eggs cooked for different times in the Instant Pot and their cooking times

The best way to cook a dozen or more eggs in only a couple of minutes is to use your pressure cooker.

If you haven’t used this egg boiling method before, I have simplified it all with how long to cook and how hard/soft the center will be. Check out this post on how to boil eggs in the Instant Pot.

Further reading: How to cook boiled eggs in the Instant Pot

How to flavour curried eggs

This curried eggs recipe is incredibly versatile, while also keeping the ingredient checklist very short.

Once your eggs are boiled, peeled, and cooled, all you need to do is slice them in half (lengthwise). Then scoop out the egg yolks and mix it in a small bowl with some magic mayonnaise (it takes just 1 minute to make!).

Mix it up with the spices of your choice for added flavor. For these curried eggs I like to use garam masala curry powder.


If curry isn’t your thing or if you want to change it up a bit, try some other variations. Chopped green onions, cracked black pepper, a bit of mustard powder, or a sprinkle of coarse salt can be used in addition to curry or instead of.

Craving spice? Why not add chili peppers? See what I mean about versatile?

Make sure to grab the full recipe in the recipe card at the bottom of this post.

Curried Devilled Eggs Instructions

High-protein meal or snack

This is one of those great recipes every parent needs to keep in his or her wheelhouse. I will typically make at least a dozen curry eggs each week as part of my favorite brunch recipes. They disappear fast from the serving plate.

If you want to make them into an easy meal or one of those no-fuss family dinners, then simply chop them up. Then turn it into a yummy twist on the classic egg salad served over lettuce or keto bread. This is great backyard or healthy picnic food too!

Plus, these make a great keto snack idea, are great for a high-protein lunch, and are fabulous for school lunch boxes.

For more school lunch ideas, take a look at my series on Low Carb Kids. Free printable guide to help get your children involved in planning their school lunches, 2-week guide, and images on the lunches I make, tips, tricks, etc.

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More easy egg recipes

In my house, we eat eggs a lot of the time because they are affordable, high in protein, easy to cook with, versatile, and absolutely packed with vitamins and minerals. Whether you are looking for a breakfast or easy weeknight dinners, try some of these recipes:

Egg size conversion charts

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Handy egg conversion charts and egg substitution charts.

Before we begin, if you are confused about choosing the right egg size, or how many medium eggs you need for a jumbo egg, take a look at the egg size conversion charts (PLUS the 8 BEST egg substitutes).

Curried Devilled Eggs Recipe

Curried devilled eggs can be favoured with curry powder, chilli or even mustard. They are the perfect high protein and high fat snack.
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Course: Lunch, Lunch boxes, Snacks
Cuisine: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Grain free, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Paleo, Wheat Free
Keyword: Curried devilled eggs
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 1 devilled curried egg
Calories: 118.9kcal
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  • 1 eggs – medium
  • 2 tsp mayonnaise
  • 1/4 tsp curry paste/powder or more to taste
  • pinch salt to taste


  • Boil the eggs as instructed above, stovetop or pressure cooker.
  • Once cold, scoop out the yolks and mix with mayonnaise and curry powder.
  • Spoon or pipe the yolk mixture back into the cooked egg white.
  • Garnish and enjoy.


Serving: 1devilled eggCalories: 118.9kcalCarbohydrates: 0.7gProtein: 5.7gFat: 10.2gSodium: 113.5mgPotassium: 60.7mgSugar: 0.3gVitamin A: 237.6IUCalcium: 24.6mgIron: 0.8mg

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  1. I do a similar thing but with paprika and cheese! Delicious!

  2. what are the amounts of the ingredients?